The ST ViewScan III combines over ten years of digital microfilm scanning experience to bring you the most comprehensive microfilm scanner to date! ST Imaging has developed a camera with a true 14 megapixel, full color image sensor that will create crisp and clear images of your microfilm archives. What’s more, the ST ViewScan III, has the capability to scan a patron’s colour slides! That’s not all. Librarians can fulfill interlibrary loans quickly, direct from ST Imaging’s Premium Software. The ST ViewScan III turns your microfilm archive into a dynamic, user-friendly resource for everyone!
“This new high resolution camera will allow users to see more details in the film as well as digitally zoom in closer than ever before” says Bruce Rennecker, Vice President of ST Imaging. “Our microfilm viewer/scanner has always been known as the easiest system to use and now our native image quality is unmatched.”
The ST ViewScan III is the third generation of ST ViewScan microfilm scanners and the fourth digital microfilm scanner released by ST Imaging since 2003. Building off each previous model the ST ViewScan III combines the ease of use and familiar functionality with a technologically advanced 14 megapixel camera with a modern USB 3.0 Superspeed interface.
Another significant advancement that ST Imaging’s ST ViewScan III adds is full color microfilm scanning. While limited, color microfilm and microfiche does exist. In addition, the ST ViewScan III also creates fantastic images from 35mm color slides. The color scanning capability of the ST ViewScan III makes it a favorable multi-functional tool for most institutions.
With the ST ViewScan III, ST Imaging continues to raise the bar on microfilm scanner technology. In 2014 alone, ST Imaging has introduced OCLC interlibrary loan and FamilySearch integration with ST Premium Software.
In addition, it is compatible with Windows 7, 8 and easily integrates with any corporate network or email system for easy file sharing. The intuitive, easy-to-use features, including Annotation, Target Area Enhance and OCR combined with the speed of digital documents the ST ViewScan III turns your archives into a more dynamic and accessible resource.
The ST ViewScan III has been specifically designed to generate high quality 16mm images for business archives. Using a compact camera and powerful lens the ST ViewScan II can magnify up to 105x making even the smallest documents recorded on film easy to read.
The ST ViewScan III has an option for the popular 3M Cartridge film that makes loading easy and fast. It will also hold any size open reel film with a simple exchange of the magnetic shaft. The ANSI Cassettes are easily accommodated with this option. The cassette is held securely in the adapter and allows you to load the film without removing it from the cassette which saves time and reduces potential errors.
The ST ViewScan III has the largest viewing area of any scanner on the market. Measuring 7 ” x 5” it will accommodate practically any size fiche available. The narrow camera design makes it easy for the user to position the frame of film under the camera simplifying the task of locating information for the user.
Unlike other scanners on the market, the ST ViewScan III lens and camera design allows users to capture an entire aperture card image at one time. In addition, the scanner can magnify in on the smallest details for excellent image quality.
Color Slide Scanning
When your library replaces the old reader/printer with the ST ViewScan III microfilm scanner it has installed more than just a microfilm scanner, it has also installed a color slide scanner! Invite your community to scan their color slide collection at the library. - Back up their color slides digitally - Gives people a way to view their memories if they do not have a slide projector and carousel - Print color photos from slides - Create precious family gifts If your library needs to replace an old microfilm reader/printer, the ST ViewScan III microfilm scanner is your ideal solution. Not only does the scanner create the best scans of your microfilm collection but also has the added benefit of full color slide scanning!